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Income/capita 20%
Household income 0%
Unemployment 7%
IndexCantonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$23,797$26,678$29,829
Median household income$55,195$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,172$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,410$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$31,099$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$23,578$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Canton is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Canton is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Canton is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Canton is 27% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,792$55,195$110,390
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Canton median earnings by income bracket

      Canton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.1%3.4%
      Manufacturing sector14.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%16.1%
      Public administration4.7%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%0.3%
      Education, health & social services4.0%36.4%
      Other37.2%30.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Milton, GA36,755$109,78498%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369%
      Roswell, GA93,968$84,95954%
      Holly Springs, GA10,351$77,30740%
      Ball Ground, GA1,831$72,23231%
      Canton, GA25,022$55,1950%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mint Hill, NC25,024$69,33625%
      Ardmore, OK25,027$45,57618%
      Junction City, KS25,016$45,91017%
      Starkville, MS25,011$31,63843%
      Hercules, CA25,011$103,04486%
      Canton, GA25,022$55,1950%
      Source: The Canton, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).